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New National Survey: Nearly 9 in 10 Seniors Satisfied with Medicare Part D

Ten years after its initial launch, the Medicare Part D prescription drug program remains overwhelmingly popular with American seniors, according to Medicare Today’s annual Senior Satisfaction Survey. The nationwide survey of approximately 2,000 seniors conducted by Morning Consult found that 88 percent are satisfied with their Part D coverage and eight of every 10 believe their drug

Baptist Health signs binding purchase agreement for Floyd Memorial

  With the go-ahead from government officials and both hospital boards, Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services has moved one step closer to becoming part of the Baptist Health Family. A binding asset purchase agreement was signed on June 28, following its approval by the Floyd County Commissioners, Floyd County Council and Floyd Memorial Board

XLerateHealth accelerator announces incoming fourth cohort

XLerateHealth, (www.XLerateHealth.com), a Louisville-based accelerator for early-stage healthcare companies, announced it has selected six companies to participate as part of its incoming fourth cohort. The accelerator’s 13-week intensive program will begin August 1, 2016 and run until “Demo Day” on October 27, 2016. Selected companies include: eBlu Solutions (Louisville, KY) is a platform providing workflow-driven

New National Survey: Nearly 9 in 10 Seniors Satisfied with Medicare Part D

Ten years after its initial launch, the Medicare Part D prescription drug program remains overwhelmingly popular with American seniors, according to Medicare Today’s annual Senior Satisfaction Survey. The nationwide survey of approximately 2,000 seniors conducted by Morning Consult found that 88 percent are satisfied with their Part D coverage and eight of every 10 believe their drug

Managing IP Selects Mandy Wilson Decker to 2016 “Top 250 Women in IP” List

Managing Intellectual Property magazine recently selected  Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney Mandy Wilson Decker to the 2016 edition of Managing Intellectual Property’s “Top 250 Women in IP.”  Decker is one of only two IP women attorneys honored from Kentucky, and the only patent attorney honored in Kentucky.  This is the second time she has been

Government Affairs

New National Survey: Nearly 9 in 10 Seniors Satisfied with Medicare Part D

Ten years after its initial launch, the Medicare Part D prescription drug program remains overwhelmingly popular with American seniors, according to Medicare Today’s annual Senior Satisfaction Survey. The nationwide survey of approximately 2,000 seniors conducted by Morning Consult found that 88 percent are satisfied with their Part D coverage and eight of every 10 believe their drug

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Healthcare issues in the upcoming elections

By Ben Keeton After a brief delay, the primary elections are official and we can move our attention to the upcoming general elections in November.  While we can feel a bit of relief from the campaign commercials, the next several months are important as the candidates present their vision for the future of Kentucky.  Healthcare

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Provider and community awareness of elder substance abuse

  This is the second of a two-part report on elder abuse and neglect, along with an outlook for future treatment considerations, heightens further awareness and engages providers in strategies to ameliorate this emerging epidemic. Elder substance abuse is one of the irrefutable challenges created at the intersection of two health and social epidemics, substance

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